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Bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA Peter Pan / ...

$22 - $44

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Train  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from North Station to Fitchburg Fitchburg Line

$49 - $142

Train, bus  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to New Haven New Haven
  2. Take the bus from New Haven to Worcester "Greyhound"

Drive  •  3h 39m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Fitchburg 199.5 miles

$19 - $29

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, train  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  2. Take the train from North Station to Fitchburg

$95 - $338

Fly Newark to Boston, train  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  2. Take the train from North Station to Fitchburg

$58 - $292

Fly New York JFK to Boston, train  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  2. Take the train from North Station to Fitchburg

$116 - $339

Fly Newark to Providence, train  •  7h 7m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence to Boston
  3. Take the train from North Station to Fitchburg

$167 - $492

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Worcester, bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Worcester (ORH) JFK - ORH
  3. Take the bus from Union Station to MART Intermodal Transportation Center, Fitchburg

$69 - $2,615

Manhattan to Fitchburg by train and subway

The journey time between Manhattan and Fitchburg is around 6h 51m and covers a distance of around 281 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 52m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and MBTA, the Manhattan to Fitchburg service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in Fitchburg. Typically 62 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 51m
Fastest journey time:
5h 52m
Journey distance:
281 miles
Services per week:
62
Cheapest price:
$49
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:40
Last service departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Fitchburg train and subway schedules

Manhattan → Fitchburg
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Fitchburg is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Fitchburg is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Fitchburg is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Fitchburg is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Fitchburg is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Fitchburg. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY and arriving at MART Intermodal Transportation Center, Fitchburg via Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Fitchburg. However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Fitchburg via Back Bay and North Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 14m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Fitchburg is 168 miles. The road distance is 199.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Fitchburg without a car is to bus which takes 5h 20m and costs $22 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Manhattan to Fitchburg, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Fitchburg bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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Manhattan to Fitchburg train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Fitchburg is to bus which takes 5h 20m and costs $22 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $150 and takes 6h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Fitchburg.
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  • Distance: 168.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Fitchburg, MA, USA?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manhattan to Fitchburg via Boston, Back Bay, North Station, and North Station in around 6h 14m.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $390
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from North Station to Fitchburg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
MBTA
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York to Worcester
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New Haven to Worcester
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Worcester, MA
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Montachusett Regional Transit Authority
Website
mrta.us
Bus from Union Station to MART Intermodal Transportation Center, Fitchburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
mrta.us

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Manhattan to Fitchburg bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Union Station, Worcester, MA.

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Manhattan to Fitchburg train services, operated by MBTA, arrive at Fitchburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Fitchburg is 200 miles. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Manhattan to Fitchburg.

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Cape Air, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport.

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